Image:Kathryn Tucker.jpg|thumb|right|Kathryn Tucker
'''Kathryn Tucker''' (born 1959) is the executive director for the Disability Rights Legal Center.
[[http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/sites/www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/files/TUCKER%20DRLC%20ANNOUNCEMENT%20FINAL.pdf DRLC Names New Executive Director], disabilityrightslegalcenter.org, September 4, 2014.]
She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center
in 1985 and Hampshire College
in 1981. Tucker has been an adjunct law professor at Lewis and Clark School of Law
, Seattle University
and the University of Washington
. Beginning in 1990, while an attorney at the Seattle firm of Perkins Coie
, she did pro bono work for Washington Citizens for Death with Dignity, which led her into the aid-in-dying movement.
As legal director of Compassion & Choices
in 1997 Tucker argued ''Washington v. Glucksberg
'' before the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking...